37 days in United States Itinerary

37 days in United States Itinerary

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37 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h
2
Hanalei, Kauai
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 15​min
3
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Volcano, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
6
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
8
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
9
New York City
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  28​h
End: Perth


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3
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Kailua Beach Park and Sunset Beach Park. Escape the urban bustle at Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head State Monument. Step out of Honolulu with an excursion to Waimea Bay in Haleiwa--about 54 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of USS Arizona Memorial, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park.

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Perth, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Perth to Honolulu, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in August, things will get much hotter in Honolulu: highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Hanalei.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua Beach Park
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Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

3
nights
Hanalei, Kauai

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Relax by the water at Hanalei Beach and Tunnels Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Na Pali Coast State Park and Waimea Canyon State Park. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, pause for some serene contemplation at Wai`oli Hui`ia Church, trek along Kalalau Trail, and cruise along Hanalei Valley Lookout.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Hanalei trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Honolulu to Hanalei in 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Hanalei can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Kauai, Na Pali Coast State Park, Waimea Canyon State Park
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Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach

3
nights
Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©
Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Take a break from the city and head to Wailea Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Relax by the water at Ka'anapali Beach and Kapalua Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Lahaina side-trips: Kihei (Kalepolepo Beach Park & Stand-Up Paddleboarding). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Napili Beach.

To see where to stay and tourist information, read our Lahaina trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Hanalei to Lahaina in 4.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Wailea Beach, Kapalua Beach, Kalepolepo Beach Park
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Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach

2
nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, stroll through Kahaluu Beach, and then fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mauna Kea Beach and then admire the majestic nature at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kailua-Kona road trip app .

You can fly from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Kailua-Kona can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Volcano.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mauna Kea Beach, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Kahaluu Beach, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©

4
nights
Volcano, Island of Hawaii

Volcano ©
Those who named Volcano opted for simplicity in choosing a title, taking the nearby fire-spewing Kilauea as a source of inspiration.
You'll explore and learn at Volcano Art Center and Jagger Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Kilauea Iki Trailhead and Devastation Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Volcano side-trips: Holei Sea Arch (in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park), Laupahoehoe Beach Park (in Laupahoehoe) and Hilo (Akaka Falls State Park & Liliuokalani Gardens). Spend the 31st (Mon) among the fascinating landscape of Kulanaokuaiki Campground. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kipuka Puaulu (Bird Park) Trail, trek along Sulphur Banks, take in the dramatic natural features at Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku), and get impressive views of Kīlauea.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Volcano tour builder site .

You can drive from Kailua-Kona to Volcano in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Volcano when traveling from Kailua-Kona in August, with lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Volcano

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hilo, Laupahoehoe Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Kulanaokuaiki Campground ©
Kulanaokuaiki Campground
Kipuka Puaulu (Bird Park) Trail ©
Kipuka Puaulu (Bird Park) Trail

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Get outdoors at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and El Pueblo de Los Angeles. La Brea Tar Pits and Museum and Hollywood Walk of Fame will appeal to history buffs. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disneyland Park in Anaheim, approximately 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Getty Center, admire the masterpieces at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and stroll the grounds of Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner.

You can fly from Volcano to Los Angeles in 9.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Volcano in September since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©

4
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Strip and Counts Kustoms. Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve in Henderson, about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try to win big at Casino at the Venetian, have fun at The Little Vegas Chapel, and ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planner .

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trips

Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Millennium Park and Fourth Presbyterian Church. The Art Institute of Chicago and Museum of Science and Industry are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Chicago with a short trip to Whiskey Acres Distilling Co. in DeKalb, about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Field Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field, and steep yourself in history at Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Chicago online tour itinerary maker .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Chicago in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, expect Chicago to be slightly colder, temps between 30°C and 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trips

Oak Park, Whiskey Acres Distilling Co.
Highlights from your plan
Whiskey Acres Distilling Co. ©
Whiskey Acres Distilling Co.
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace ©
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace

6
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square. 9/11 Memorial and Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: admire all the interesting features of Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, browse the exhibits of Ellis Island, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our New York City trip maker site .

Fly from Chicago to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

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